Since June this year, Umbrella has been involved in the rescue and reintegration of children from an abusive and poorly run orphanage in one of Nepal’s main tourist districts. This… More »
In 2006, the Central Child Welfare Board closed down a unregistered children’s home in Dallu and placed Rajan* in Umbrella’s care, along with his caretaker Rabin. Rajan was originally a… More »
At Umbrella, we are delighted to be able to talk about our new project, the Chautari Youth Centre (CYC). But first, we want to give a huge, huge thank you… More »
Have a read of our latest newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months! Click here to read it.
In April, 25 of the children in our homes and 3 reintegrated children sat the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations. Upon finishing these, they undertook a volunteer placement in their… More »
“For it is in giving that we receive …”, St. Francis of Assisi’s prayer goes, and it has never been more true than when I became a sponsor at Umbrella… More »
Stuart McCarthy (left) is a UK trained teacher who spent 4 years working at The British School Kathmandu. Having set up a school support project in Dhading, he shared his… More »
The Umbrella Foundation celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, holding its 3rd annual parade in a raucous procession of green and orange through the streets of Swayambhu. Volunteers and children… More »
The children in Nepal made a video to thank our patron and Irish rugby captain, Jamie Heaslip, and everyone involved in the Umbrella 7′s tournament! Read about Jamie Heaslip’s visit… More »
Ram Kumar and his brothers were trafficked to Kathmandu and dumped in an ‘orphanage’. Rescued by Umbrella, they are now reintegrated with their family.
Volunteer teacher Brian taught the locals to play gaelic football and organised big match in the school during his placement in Gatlang – a first in Nepal!
The children achieved great results in their second term exams – testament to our work in providing them access to quality education thanks to your support.